Grants Awarded2010 | Conservation | United States
to take part in a research residency at the Museum Conservation Institute of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
It is a parat of street theater festival in Helsingør and Helsingborg, directed by Wang Chong. Five stories from China are staged in five different locations in Elsinore. The stories have been collected and written by Liao Yiwu, who was sentenced to four years in prison for his writings.
Unfolding live onstage through the innovative use of cameras and video projections, this gripping 'documentary'-style performance sifts through the dust of history to unearth and re-examine the cultural and artistic significance of Madam Mao's Revolutionary Model Plays.